The Guardian goes inside the world of Jane Austen fandom.

Book Riot has a list of luxury Harry Potter gifts for adults.

Paula Hawkins talks to the Guardian about the books that made her: her dislike of Jane Eyre, being unable to finish American Psycho and feeling guilty about rereading.

In the Guardian, Joe Moran writes of the pleasures (and necessity) of slow reading.

The BBC short story prize has selected an all-female shortlist for the fifth time.

Stylist rounds up everything we know so far about the adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials

Staff at The Pool share what they’re reading this week and what they think of it, including a tale of police brutality and racism through the eyes of a 16-year-old girl, the British Mean Girls – but with murder, and the female equivalent of Hunter S Thompson, whose story is filled with bad decisions and earth-shattering romances.